Saranakula Ladubaba Shiva Temple is commonly known as Ladoo Baba Shiva temple situated at Sharanakula town of Nayagarh district of Odisha. It is a famous Hindu temple of Odisha, dedicated to Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva is worshipped as Ladukeshwar and popularly known as Ladoo Baba. So the name of the temple is Ladoo Baba Shiva Temple. The temple dating back to medieval times shows a fusion of kalinga and dravidian temple architecture. Unlike most other Hindu temples the prayers have traditionally been conducted by priests belonging to low caste.The temple is an important pilgrimage for Shaivites in southern Orissa.Mahashivaratri is the major festival. So this temple is one of the best Shiva temple in Odisha.
It is an important center of tourism that is capable of driving a large number of visitors every year. Mahashivaratri, is celebrated with great pomp and joy and a bulk of pilgrims assemble at the core of the city during the Mahashivaratri celebration every year.
Best Attraction of Ladoo Baba Shiva Temple
- MahaSivaratri (Jaagara ) Festival is the best festival over here.
- Hari (Vishnu) and Hara (Siva) meet like Hari Hara bhetta.
How to Reach Ladoo Baba Shiva Temple of Nayagarh
- 100 km from Bhubaneswar , by bus.
- 25 km from Nayagarh Town.
- 12 km from Odogaon.